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Archive for the ‘Alcohol Withdrawal’ category

Physical Alcohol Addiction

Written on: May 15th, 2009 By:

Physical Alcohol Addiction Physical alcohol addiction is also known as alcoholism. This is an obsession of the mind and an allergy of the body. When a person who is suffering from alcohol addiction takes a drink, all bets are off. It sets up a phenomenon known as “craving” which makes it almost impossible for the […]

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Alcohol Counseling

Written on: May 13th, 2009 By:

Alcohol Counseling If you or a loved one has problems with alcohol, it’s a good idea to look into alcohol counseling. Somebody who specializes in drug and alcohol counseling can give you insight and objective feedback that friends or family members may not be capable of. Formal Alcohol Counseling Often, people who have problems with […]

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Alcohol Abuse

Written on: May 13th, 2009 By:

Alcohol Abuse People who turn to alcohol to deal with life situations, events or problems demonstrate the patterns inherent in alcohol abuse. When alcohol becomes the dominant coping mechanism for dealing with life and life situations, this is called alcohol abuse. Unless someone learns the tools necessary to start dealing with life on life’s terms, […]

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Alcohol Detox Center

Written on: May 13th, 2009 By:

Alcohol Detox Center An alcohol detox center is a place to safely detox from the effects of alcohol. Alcohol is one of the most dangerous forms of drugs to detox from as quitting cold turkey can interrupt the Central Nervous System (CNS) resulting in Grand Mal seizures. How do you know if you need an […]

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Alcohol Addiction Treatment

Written on: May 1st, 2009 By:

Alcohol Addiction Treatment When you decide it’s time for alcohol addiction treatment, find a program that works best for you. This is a life-changing time and you want to make sure that you are comfortable with your decision. How do you do this? By researching alcohol treatment programs at different rehab centers before committing to […]

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How Meditation helps in Alcohol Rehab Those who struggle with alcohol abuse or addiction need to learn certain techniques to employ after alcohol rehab in order to remain sober during difficult times. Alcohol rehab is a positive step, but it is only the beginning of a journey. There will always be temptations that can trigger […]

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Alcohol and Binge-Drinking

Written on: April 6th, 2009 By:

Alcohol and Binge-drinking Binge-drinking is categorized by the heavy consumption of alcohol in a short period of time, usually in a social setting such as at a party or event; although it can also refer to drinking heavily over a period of days in which normal responsibilities are neglected. Who is at Risk for Binge-Drinking? […]

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What is an Alcoholic?

Written on: April 6th, 2009 By:

What is an Alcoholic? While there are countless theories and stereotypes of what an alcoholic is, the simple definition of an alcoholic is one who is physically and psychologically addicted to alcohol in spite of increasingly negative consequences. An alcoholic can be any age, race or gender from any background, culture or socioeconomic status. An […]

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Alcoholism

Written on: March 30th, 2009 By:

Alcoholism Alcoholism is typically used interchangeably with alcohol dependency and alcohol abuse. Alcohol abuse typically leads to alcohol dependency, which is the precursor to alcoholism. Alcoholism is characterized by a set of addictive behavior patterns that are persisted in over time in spite of increasingly negative consequences. Alcoholism is a chronic, progressive disease that is […]

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Alcohol Dependency

Written on: March 30th, 2009 By:

Alcohol Dependency Alcohol dependency is typically used interchangeably with alcohol abuse and alcoholism. Alcohol dependency is established when a person suffers withdrawal symptoms when he or she quits drinking. Withdrawal symptoms can range from mild to severe depending upon the stage of dependency a person has reached. The difference between alcohol dependency and alcoholism is […]

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